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  1. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    1.9. Jtd 8v 1.9 jtd / m 16v 2.4. 8v 2.4 jtd / m 16v how many hp on the factory accessories?
  2. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Does anyone know what the maximum load is on an OEM Spider/ GTV boot rack? Had that horrible feeling that the large suitcase we were planning to use on our European road trip would be too heavy fully loaded ???
  3. Alfa Giulia
    Hello all! Yesterday, 2 weeks after having my Giulia serviced the 'Oil above maximum' warning came on and remains on. Car booked in at dealer for them to take a look. Anybody else had this? I know too much oil is not a good situation, but why did it take the car 2 weeks (~250 miles) to decide...
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  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    After reading different posts on here, it’s got me thinking if there is a “Fuel” additive that does actually work? So in my quest over the last couple of days, I think this has the best chance of success. Archoil AR6400-D MAX Pro Diesel Engine, Turbo, DPF Cleaner Concentrate 430ml Followed by...
  5. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hello, my alfa 33 1.7 16v not cat is doing about 7800RPM at max REV. I know this is not normal, so what could be the issue ? Thanks
  6. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, I've had my G for a couple of months now but I've been busy and hadn't got round to checking the tyre pressures yet. Anyway just went to the petrol garage that I always use to check then and to my horror my front nearside tyre was at 67 psi. I'm running 18" 5 spokes by the way. I was just...
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  7. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    I've been looking into DIY remaping, and wanted to know, what is the maximum spark advance the 2.0 TS engine can take before things start to go bang?
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I have an odd ticking / knocking sound at max lock. (only when turning right, and going forwards) Does anyone know what it could be ? I tried to jack the car up, and move the wheel by hand, but could not find anything that would interfere with the wheel... I might try to jack the car up...
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello On long trips I noticed my Engine Oil Temp. gets extremely high, most of the time so high it reaches Max. Engine Oil temp, I am using 10w60 synth. oil and the oil cooler seems to have access to incoming cool air, what can be done to bring it down and cool it more? I now always have to...
  10. Introduce Yourself
    Hello everybody I live in Spain,and drive an Alfa 159 2.2 JTS.I am Italian and have always owned Alfa models Giulietta, 2-Alfa 33,2 -Alfa 75,2-155,1-164 Actually I am active also in the Italian Forum ,but I found more precious informations here in this Alfa Romeo Forum for my 2.2 JTS ,due to...
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  11. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Can anyone advise from personal experience what the safe maximum rev's should be on an uprated 2lt Nord ? By uprated , I mean fully lightened/balanced bottom end , new liners with HC pistons on steel H rods , head ported and machined for 1mm larger inlets , very light skim to level , rifle...
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I have an odd one. When I turn at max lock, the car feels like its toppling over itself. Its hard to explain, it feels like it isent quite making the turn, or is "skipping" over it I have checked the differential (both wheels pull) so I don't think it is it, but now I don't know what it...
  13. Tuning & Upgrades
    I understand that at least with Porsche you can get a report from the Ecu listing how many times, how long and when the engine was over revved. So I conclude that the ecu is saving data. My question is.. could it be that the my Alfa Romeo Giuleta's Ecu is saving max speed? Could that be used...
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, After driving a few miles on motorway I am getting Engine Coolant Temperature Max warning and the Temp jumps to 130, if I slow down completely for a minute the Temp drops to 90 but then as I increase speed to jumps back up again. After 5 minutes or so with this warning I then start to lose...
  15. General Motoring Discussion
    As if anymore proof of the W123's rugged longevity was required, it exists fictionally in Mad Max 4. No idea what role it plays, but that it still survives in such a dark, dystopian world, is oddly reassuring, should we ever get into such a mess that results in the world Mad Max lives in. :lol...
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys... Hoping you can help me resolve a weird little issue. I've just finished doing the heads on a 156 V6, its running perfectly, I flushed to coolant system a few times and got the car up to temperature each time. I filled the coolant system for the final time with antifreeze and water...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello, i wonder if anyone could help with the title question? its on a 2003 2.4jtd sportswagon, and the wipers won't work on any of the intermittent settings or slow wipe,they only work on fast,also they don't 'park',just stop wherever you turn them off. any ideas where i should start?maybe a...
  18. Introduce Yourself
    Hi My name is Max. I'm from France. I am an Alfa Romeo fan and had recently the luck to test the 4C.
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